Monday, August 1, 2011
History Center Welcomes Sports Legends
Hosted by 970 WFLA’s Jack Harris, visitors can mingle with former pros from the Bucs, Bandits, Lighting and Rowdies as more than 30 former athletes will be on hand to sign autographs, take photographs and chat with museum patrons. Harris will be joined by announcers from 620 WDAE The Sports Animal broadcasting live from the History Center.
Confirmed players include*:
Tyji Armstrong, Ian Beckles, Aaron Brown, Jeff Carlson, Brian Gant, Dave Green, David Greenwood, Harold Hart, David Lewis, Ricky Reynolds, Council Rudolph, Rob Taylor, Richard “Batman” Wood, Nathan Wonsley, Jerry Wunsch, Steve Young (not the QB).
Mike Butler, Jim Fitzpatrick, John Reaves, Chuck Pitcock, Bruce Vaughan, Walter Carter, Mike Clark, Zenon Andrusyshyn
Mike Connell, Dave Power, Francisco Marcos, Arnie Mausser, Winston Dubose, Rodney Marsh, Peter Roe, Ed Austin, Steve Wegerle
Tampa Sports Legends is part of Sports in Tampa Bay: Through the Eyes of Lamar Sparkman, currently on exhibit at the Tampa Bay History Center.
Best known as the creator of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ original swashbuckling logo, Lamar Sparkman’s drawings of professional and amateur athletes span more than 40 years. Those drawings, along with trophies and memorabilia from Tampa’s Bay’s professional, collegiate and amateur teams are on exhibit through September 12.
Admission to Tampa Sports Legends includes full gallery access.
The Tampa Sports Reunion is presented by 620 WDAE The Sports Animal and sponsored by the Tampa Tribune. Regular admission rates apply. For more information, visit www.tampabayhistorycenter.org or call (813) 228-0097.
* Player appearances are not guaranteed. The History Center is not responsible for cancellations or players' personal schedules.